The Contemporary Garden is an inspiring guide to 100 gardens from the early 1920s to the present day, illustrating modern and non-traditional garden design. This survey includes the best work of horticultureˇ¦s pioneers and innovators, such as Topher Delaney, Robert BurleMarx, Luis Barragan, Martha Schwartz and Tony Heywood. The selection ranges from the early twentieth-century experimentations with form, texture and colour to the visionary use of new materials by todayˇ¦s practitioners. All types of garden are featured ˇV including Modernist landscapes, conceptual spaces, water gardens and installations, to name a few. Organized chronologically, each garden has been selected for its creative and innovative design, presenting new approaches and alternative solutions to garden design. The Contemporary Garden is an essential reference for the enthusiast and the practiced gardener alike.